Shares of Citizens Financial Group Inc. CFG inched 0.97% higher to $47.92 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Citizens Financial Group Inc. closed $3.22 short of its 52-week high ($51.14), which the company reached on May 18th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Prosperity Bancshares Inc. PB rose 1.37% to $73.99, Cathay General Bancorp CATY rose 0.80% to $41.49, and Hancock Whitney Corp. HWC rose 0.83% to $48.47. Trading volume (3.3 M) remained 877,923 below its 50-day average volume of 4.2 M.